Support people in developing skills to manage mental illness, socialize with others, and decrease reliance on professional supports in order to maintain independence in the community.
•Directly deliver services in accordance with applicable Rule 132 program requirements. •Schedule and document all billing activities to meet departmental deadlines, time frames, and productivity standards. •Maintain proficiency using the most current information and technology systems available to function efficiently within the department. •Independently transport consumers in compliance with agency policy and procedure.
Community Services •Facilitate off-site psycho-educational services that focus on developing coping skills needed for symptom management and increasing skills needed for personal growth. •Independently provide services with consumers in a natural environment. •Spend 60% of their time providing services off-site. •Respond to crisis calls in the evenings, weekends, or holidays as assigned.
Master’s Degree in a Human Services related field.
Minimum of one year experience working with individuals with mental illness and working knowledge of the recovery model preferred.
Experience with Medicaid Rule 132 documentation and billing requirements preferred.
Current license in Counseling or Social Work preferred.
Valid Illinois driver’s license and documentation of current auto insurance, with good driving record and car available.
Must be willing to work evenings/weekend hours as necessary and be on call to respond to emergencies.
Effective communication skills, both written and oral.
Employee is required to remain compliant with all state/federal, position, agency, accreditation, and funding source training/licensing requirements, including but not limited to CPR and CPI.
Employee is required to possess the skill and ability to utilize all applicable technology and computer programs related to his/her position.